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By Roddyrod (wakeslife) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 4:10 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
I finally finished my 2007 video. I started filming in May, and compiled a ton of footage over the last couple months. My purpose of the vid was to convey the overall lifestyle and also have an artistic kick to it. You diehards out there will complain that there's not enough riding, too long of an intro etc., but the finished product is exactly what I was aiming for.
Let me know what you guys think; I put more time than I ever though I would into it.

http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=ridehype4life

 
By Torey (wake4chicks) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 4:27 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
i like the editing. looks awsome. ya i would have liked to see some more riding, but a little more lifestyle like when your off the water, and funny and dumb things that happen. i know u cant get all that footage. but im glad u like it. looks good.
 
By david (dnp33) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 4:28 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
NOT ENOUGH RIDING.
TO MUCH INTRO.
TO ARTISTIC, MORE RIDING.
im just joking i really liked it. what kind of video camera are you using?

 
By kaleb kramer (krkx93) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 4:30 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
i like it alot the editing and effects are great
 
By bryan lionel (lionel) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 5:37 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Great stuff, I bet that took forever to make!!
 
By Sinko (sinkoumn) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 7:11 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Hey broseph, definitely good editing - my $.02, I think you need less of the intro (min:27 before any actual wakeboarding), and maybe sync the music a little better to the footage.

But definately looks good otherwise, nice work.

What program did you use to edit?

 
By cody kauzlarich (codykauz) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 8:51 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
yeah good video, that was some serious editing. i agree if you were going for the lifestyle i would have liked to seen more of you guys off the water or goofing off in the boat or whatever. other than that excellent job.
 
By Jon Massie (jon_m) on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 9:12 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
nice soundtrack. love that you used the unicorns.
 
By Loren (helix_rider) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 6:44 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Great video...I know that took weeks to put together, unless you can jack yourself up with a caffeine-drip and stay up for days straight :-) When the riding is at that level (not a diss...my crew is at the same level), having scenes other than riding enhances the video to me and increases the entertainment value. Keep it up!
 
By bryan (b_rye) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 11:08 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
nice vid!
 
By Roddyrod (wakeslife) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 2:33 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Thanks so much for all the comments guys! I love the feedback!

Loren nailed it on the head. When my frontside 1's and finally sticking the backroll are the best bits of riding I can compile over the summer, its hard to do a full vid of straight riding and keep it interesting.

Jon - The Unicorns are great I like to try and pic unique songs that will make people wonder what song it is for the most part.

I filmed the entire thing with a Panasonic Lumix TZ1 10x zoom digital still shot camera, but you can't really appreciate the great quality by watching it on YouTube. The DVD version looks awesome. Maybe one day I will learn how to host them on the web myself.

For the graphics and editing I used Adobe Photoshop 6.0 and Adobe Premier 7.0, and a great deal of time I could have spent studying for tests

 
By Ben Axell (hawkeye7708) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:23 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
wow! that was pretty sweet.
 
By mike (flamike) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:36 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
sweet vid! i liked it.
 
By KevinL (kevin_lsv23) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 5:07 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
The draining ballast as credits started to roll was sweet, I wish you would have continued that frame until the end. Just my .02
 
By Sean (qball) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 6:14 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Awesome vid! Im putting two together now so I know what kind of work was involved... Im using PS7.0 and Pinnacle - I dont have after effects but wish I did!
 
By Jordan Rogers (jrogers26) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 10:39 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
that was a wicked video man. love your disclaimer.

like the Mastercraft-type font used in the credits. Creative.

 
By cody (csparks13) on Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 6:58 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Well done!
 
By Roddyrod (wakeslife) on Saturday, September 29, 2007 - 8:11 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Thanks a lot guys!

100 bucks to anyone that can tell me which wake vid is playing on the TV cycling through channels at the beggining

 
By Kenny (ghostrider_2) on Saturday, September 29, 2007 - 11:02 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
appears to be The Truth.
 

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